Steve Hirschberg

Assignment Editor / Reporter

Steve has been a public radio news reporter in the Cincinnati area for three decades. He began with WGUC, then WVXU, and in 2005, came to WNKU. Steve covers breaking news, writes WNKU’s local afternoon newscasts and produces feature-length interviews and other feature stories that are heard each weekday. Steve also serves as WNKU’s News Assignment Editor. Steve has written and produced news stories and features for National Public Radio, the worldwide broadcasts of Voice of America, Ohio Public Radio, and Monitor Radio.

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News from WNKU
4:29 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Brazee Street Studios-- Glass for Greater Good

This Friday night, the glass blowers at Brazee Street Studios in Cincinnati's Oakley neighborhood will host an event called "Glass for Greater Good". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Amy Wheeler, the coordinator of the event.   

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News from WNKU
10:22 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Halloween Safety Tips

The cities of Cincinnati and Covington are officially celebrating Halloween tonight, with trick or treat hours scheduled from 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Cincinnati Police Communications Director Tiffany Hardy about ways to help ensure the celebration is a safe one.

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News from WNKU
10:59 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Baseball Balladeer Performs at Reds HOF Tonight

A man who has been called Baseball's Troubadour Laureate will perform at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum this evening at 7:00. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Chuck Brodsky how he got his start as a singer-songwriter.   

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News from WNKU
6:32 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Creating Chocolate From Cocoa Beans at Findlay Market

An unusual kind of chocolate shop has been open for about three months at Cincinnati's Findlay Market. It's called Maverick Chocolate Company. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked owner Paul Picton how he got into the chocolate business.  

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News from WNKU
10:18 am
Tue October 21, 2014

How Ohio Health Officials Are Dealing With Ebola Threat

How are Ohio health officials dealing with people who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus when a Dallas nurse visited Akron and Cleveland shortly before she was diagnosed with the virus? WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with State Epidemiologist Dr. Mary DiOrio.  

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News from WNKU
11:02 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Circleville Pumpkin Show Runs Through Saturday Night

The annual Circleville Pumpkin Show is underway in Ohio's Pickaway County. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked spokesman Bob Conley how the celebration of all things pumpkin got started.  

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News from WNKU
10:28 am
Thu October 16, 2014

New Backcountry Trails in Devou Park

Covington's Devou Park recently opened the newest addition to its network of Backcountry Trails. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the trail system with spokesman Chad Irey.  

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News from WNKU
11:11 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Health Officials Say Ebola Not Immediate Threat in Ohio

State health officials says the Ebola virus is  not an imminent threat in Ohio; but they're ready to deal with it just in case. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.  

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News from WNKU
10:56 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Iconic Airstream Trailers Are Ohio Product

One of the most iconic American products has been made for decades in the small town of Jackson Center in Shelby County, about 50 miles north of Dayton, Ohio. Business for the company that makes Airstream trailers is so good that the factory is undergoing a nearly $6 million expansion. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked CEO Bob Wheeler about the history of the company. 

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News from WNKU
12:03 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Report: Pediatricians Ordering Too Many CT Scans for Possible Concussions

Dr. Wendy Pomerantz, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

According to a study by a researcher at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, pediatricians are ordering far more CT scans than necessary to help them decide whether children have concussions. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Dr. Wendy Pomerantz, who's presenting the study today at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in San Diego.

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